still image from Clear-Cut, a single channel video by Carolyn Lambert
still image from Clear-Cut, a single channel video by Carolyn Lambert
still image from Clear-Cut, a single channel video by Carolyn Lambert

Clear-Cut, 2016

A single channel looping video. 4min 53sec
An anonymous woman coyly poses a difficult question to a male artist during the Q & A at a lecture. A montage of found footage—imagery of workers in extraction industries, tropical birds engaged in a mating ritual, and a carbon cycle infographic—suggests a relationship between the solipsistic work of certain artists and the exhaustive plundering of the energy industry.